155 Lakeville Road
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
Telephone: 516-355-7850; website: hillsidelibrary.info
June 29, 2021
Contact: Nylah Schneider
PROGRAMS and EVENTS
Unless otherwise specified all Library Sponsored Events will be using the Zoom platform. Prior to the program, the Zoom access information will be emailed to you.
Fall Prevention Workshop Monday, July 12 at 1 p.m. Falls are the number one reason older adults lose their independence. Taking some simple steps to prevent falls can help you stay active and independent. Part 1: Covers Falls, Risks, Gait and Balance, and Home Safety (July 12, 2021).Part 2: Covers Vision, Hearing Loss, Feet & Footwear, Community Safety, Osteoporosis, Weather, Infections, and How to get up safely from a fall (July 19, 2021).*
This program is brought to you courtesy of Nassau Libraries Health Share. We will be using the Zoom meeting platform. The Zoom login information will be emailed to you the day before the program.
What You Need to Know about Arthritis Tuesday, July 13 at 10 a.m. Arthritis is a term for joints that are inflamed, swollen, painful, red and stiff. It is the leading cause of chronic disability in the US, and limits activity more than any other chronic condition. Join us to learn about the causes, symptoms and treatments of the most common types of arthritis. **This program is brought to you courtesy of Nassau Libraries Health Share.**
Medicare Updates Tuesday, July 13 at 1 p.m. This program is designed for existing and new Medicare members.Barry Klitsberg, a certified and experienced counselor from the Nassau County Health Insurance Information Counseling and Assistance Program (HIICAP), will discuss: Supplemental Insurance Medicare Advantage, Prescription Drug Plans, Medicare Savings Programs, NYS EPIC Drug Coverage, and more. Bring your questions!
Summer Craft Corner Tuesday, July 13 at 6 p.m. Create a fun summer starfish craft!This event will take place in the library parking lot (weather permitting). Please note this program is intended for adults.
Genealogy: Leaving a Legacy Tuesday, July 13 at 7 p.m. The “Family Tree Climber”, Professional Genealogist Sarah Gutmann presents “Telling Your Ancestors So Your Family Will Listen!”
Heart-Healthy Nutrition Tips Wednesday, July 14 at 11 a.m.
Wellness Wednesday Virtual Series Wednesday, July 14, 11:30 a.m. How to Stay Young Forever. Presented by: Northwell Health’s Katz Institute for Women’s Health and Assemblyman Ed Ra. For class descriptions and to register for the zoom link, please call Assemblyman Ra’s office at 516-535-4095.
Career Workshop: Working with Job Boards and Search Firms Wednesday, July 14 at 1 p.m. Tips for answering ads online to get your resume to the top of the pile. Learn about the two kinds of search firms and how to work with the recruiter to your advantage.
Book Discussion – Fresh Fiction Book Club Wednesday, July 14 at 7 p.m. The book being discussed is: Searching For Sylvie Lee by Jean Kwok.”A poignant and suspenseful drama that untangles the complicated ties binding three women—two sisters and their mother—in one Chinese immigrant family.”
YOUNG ADULT and CHILDREN EVENTS
Unless otherwise specified all Library Sponsored Events will be using the Zoom platform. Prior to the program the Zoom access information will be emailed to you.
Stemtastic: Ocean Creatures and Flying Features! Monday, July 12 at 5:30 p.m. Grades: K-4 (parental help with younger grades) We’ll construct and experiment with our hoop gliders as we learn the principles that keep sharks buoyant and planes aloft. **Your stem kit bags (excluding tape & scissors) will be available on Thursday, July 8 from (12 pm-7 pm) or Friday, July 9 from (11 am-6 pm) or Monday, July 12 from (11 am-5 pm). Materials needed: Two or more straws, 2-3 sheets of white paper, tape, scissors, paper clips, and a balloon and if you still have the wooden paddles from the paddle boat, I would add two to each bag, we can see how different sea creatures use their tails.
Cooking & Baking with Chef Rob! Tuesday, July 13 at 7 p.m. Join Chef Rob’s Spring Food Festival- “Summer Food Festival (part 2)” live on Facebook! Family fun for all ages! If you will be baking/cooking along, please have your ingredients, bowls, and measuring spoons ready. For further information, and a list of ingredients needed, please go to the library’s website.
Frogs, Bugs, Chinchillas and More! Thursday, July 15 at 7 p.m. Grades: K-4. Join Jason Reilly and his live animals for a fun virtual show! Learn about frogs, bugs, chinchillas and more! Discover what these animals eat, when they sleep, and how they protect themselves. This funny show is packed with live animals, fun facts and surprises!
Time for Kids: Rumble In The Jungle! Friday, July 16 at 10 a.m. Ages: Birth- 5 years (with parent/caregiver). Come join A Time for Kids, as we get wild and explore the jungle in this family fun preschool program! Activities include music, movement, fine & gross motor development and storytelling. There will be a paper chain snake craft demonstration. Suggested materials: 2 pieces of construction paper; Scissors; Stapler and Crayon or marker.